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1@comment -*-texinfo-*-
2@comment this file contains the copyright notice on Singular
3@ifclear VERSION
4@include version.texi
5@end ifclear
7@cindex copyright
8@cindex factory
9@cindex GMP
10@cindex NTL
11@cindex readline
12@cindex libfac
13@cindex surfex
14@cindex surfer
15@cindex gfanlib
16@cindex cdd
17@cindex cddlib
18@cindex libcdd
19@cindex graphviz
20@cindex normaliz
22@center @sc{Singular} version @value{VERSION}
23@center @uref{,,University of Kaiserslautern}
24@center @uref{,,Department of Mathematics} and  @uref{,,Centre for Computer Algebra}
25@center Authors: @uref{,,W. Decker}, @uref{,,G.-M. Greuel}, @uref{,,G. Pfister}, @uref{,,H. Schoenemann}
27@center Copyright @copyright{} 1986-2013
28@sp 2
29@center @strong{NOTICE}
31This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
32it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
33the Free Software Foundation (version 2 or version 3 of the License).
35Some single files have a copyright given within the file:
36Singular/ndbm.* (BSD), kernel/htmlhelp.h (LGPL 2.1+)
38The following software modules shipped with @sc{Singular} have their own copyright:
39the omalloc library, the readline library,
40the GNU Multiple Precision Library (GMP),
41NTL: A Library for doing Number Theory (NTL),
42the Singular-Factory library, the Singular-libfac library,
43surfex, and,
44for the Windows distributions, the Cygwin DLL and the Cygwin tools (Cygwin), and the
45XEmacs editor (XEmacs).
47Their copyrights and licenses can be found in the accompanying files COPYING
48which are distributed along with these packages.
49(Since version 3-0-3 of @sc{Singular}, all parts have GPL or LGPL
50as (one of) their licences.)
52This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
53but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
55GNU General Public License for more details.
57You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
58along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
59Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA  02111-1307  USA
60(see @uref{,,GPL})
62Please send any comments or bug reports to
65If you want to be informed of new releases,
66please register as a @sc{Singular} user by
67@c using the
68@c registration form on the @sc{Singular} homepage
69@c               @uref{}.
70@c If for some reason you cannot access the registration form, you
71@c can also register by
72sending an email to
73              @email{}
74with subject line @code{register} and body containing the following data:
75     your name, email address, organisation, country and platform(s).
78For information on how to cite @sc{Singular} see
81You can also support @sc{Singular} by informing us about
82your result obtained by using @sc{Singular}.
84@heading Availability
86The latest information regarding the status of @sc{Singular} is always
87available from @uref{}.
88@ifset singularmanual
89The program @sc{Singular} and the above mentioned parts are available via
90anonymous ftp through the following addresses:
91@table @asis
92@item GMP, libreadline
93@copyright{} Free Software Foundation
94@* @uref{}
95@item NTL
96@copyright{} Victor Shoup
97@* @uref{}
98@item cdd (C implementation of the Double Description Method of Motzkin et al)
99@copyright{} Komei Fukuda
100@* @uref{}
101@item gfanlib
102@copyright{} Anders Jensen
103@* @uref{}
104@item Singular-Factory
105@copyright{} Greuel/Stobbe, University of Kaiserslautern:
106@* @uref{}
107@item Singular-libfac
108@copyright{}  Messollen, University of Saarbr@"ucken:
109@* @uref{}
110@item @sc{Singular} binaries and sources
111@uref{} or via a
112WWW brow@-ser from
114@item Cygwin
116@item Xemacs
118@end table
119Some external programs are optional:
120@table @asis
121@item 4ti2 (used by sing4ti2.lib, @pxref{sing4ti2_lib})
123@item gfan (used by tropical.lib, @pxref{tropical_lib})
125@item graphviz (used by resgraph.lib, @pxref{resgraph_lib})
127@item normaliz (used by normaliz.lib, @pxref{normaliz_lib})
128@copyright{} Winfried Bruns and Bogdan Ichim
129@* @uref{}
130@item polymake (used by oldpolymake.lib, @pxref{oldpolymake_lib})
131@copyright{} Ewgenij Gawrilow and Michael Joswig
132@* @uref{}
133@item surf (used by surf.lib, @pxref{surf_lib})
134@copyright{} Stephan Endrass
135@* @uref{}
136@item surfer (used by surf.lib, @pxref{surf_lib})
138@item surfex (used by surfex.lib, @pxref{surfex_lib})
139@copyright{} Oliver Labs (2001-2008), Stephan Holzer (2004-2005)
140@* @uref{}
141@item TOPCOM (used by oldpolymake.lib, @pxref{oldpolymake_lib})
142@copyright{} J@"org Rambau
143@* @uref{}
144@end table
145@end ifset
147@heading Acknowledgements
149The development of @sc{Singular} is directed and coordinated by
150Wolfram Decker, Gert-Martin Greuel, Gerhard Pfister, and Hans Sch@"onemann.
152@cindex Contributors
153@cindex Authors
154@cindex Decker, Wolfram
155@cindex Greuel, Gert-Martin
156@cindex Pfister, Gerhard
157@cindex Sch@"onemann, Hans
159Current devteams:
160Abdus Salam School of Mathematical Sciences in Lahore,
161BTU Cottbus,
162Center for Advanced Security Research Darmstadt (CASED),
163FU Berlin,
164Isfahan University of Technology,
165Mathematisches Forschunginstitut Oberwolfach,
166Oklahoma State University,
167RWTH Aachen,
168Universidad de Buenos Aires,
169Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines,
170University of G@"ottingen,
171University of Hannover,
172University of La Laguna
174University of Valladolid.
176Current @sc{Singular} developers:
177Wolfram Decker,
178Gert-Martin Greuel,
179Gerhard Pfister,
180Hans Sch@"onemann,
182Shawki Al-Rashed,
183Daniel Andres,
184Mohamed Barakat,
185Isabel Bermejo,
186Muhammad Asan Binyamin,
187Ren@'e Birkner,
188Rocio Blanco,
189Xenia Bogomolec,
190Michael Brickenstein,
191Stanislav Bulygin,
192Antonio Campillo,
193Raza Choudery,
194Alexander Dreyer,
195Christian Eder,
196Santiago Encinas,
197Jose Ignacio Farran,
198Anne Fr@"uhbis-Kr@"uger,
199Rosa de Frutos,
200Eva Garcia-Llorente,
201Ignacio Garcia-Marco,
202Christian Haase,
203Amir Hashemi,
204Fernando Hernando,
205Bradford Hovinen,
206Nazeran Idress,
207Anders Jensen,
208Lars Kastner,
209Junaid Alan Khan,
210Kai Kr@"uger,
211Santiago Laplagne,
212Grégoire Lecerf,
213Martin Lee,
214Viktor Levandovskyy,
215Benjamin Lorenz,
216Christoph Lossen,
217Thomas Markwig,
218Hannah Markwig,
219Irene Marquez,
220Bernd Martin,
221Edgar Martinez,
222Martin Monerjan,
223Francisco Monserrat,
224Oleksandr Motsak,
225Andreas Paffenholz,
226Maria Jesus Pisabarro,
227Diego Ruano,
228Afshan Sadiq,
229Kristina Schindelar,
230Mathias Schulze,
231Frank Seelisch,
232Andreas Steenpa@ss{},
233Stefan Steidel,
234Grischa Studzinski,
235Katharina Werner
237Eva Zerz.
239Further contributions to @sc{Singular} have been made by:
240Martin Albrecht,
241Olaf Bachmann,
242Muhammad Ahsan Banyamin,
243Thomas Bauer,
244Thomas Bayer,
245Markus Becker,
246J. Boehm,
247Gergo Gyula Borus,
248Winfried Bruns,
249Fernando Hernando Carrillo,
250Victor Castellanos,
251Nadine Cremer,
252Michael Cuntz,
253Kai Dehmann,
254Christian Dingler,
255Marcin Dumnicki,
256Stephan Endra@ss{},
257Vladimir Gerdt,
258Philippe Gimenez,
259Christian Gorzel,
260Hubert Grassmann,
261Jan Hackfeld,
262Agnes Heydtmann,
263Dietmar Hillebrand,
264Tobias Hirsch,
265Markus Hochstetter,
266N. Idrees,
267Manuel Kauers,
268Simon King,
269Sebastian Jambor,
270Oliver Labs,
271Anen Lakhal,
272Martin Lamm,
273Francisco Javier Lobillo,
274Christoph Mang,
275Michael Me@ss{}ollen,
276Andrea Mindnich,
277Antonio Montes,
278Jorge Martin Morales,
279Thomas N@"u@ss{}ler,
280Wolfgang Neumann,
281Markus Perling,
282Wilfried Pohl,
283Adrian Popescu,
284Tetyana Povalyaeva,
285Carlos Rabelo,
286Philipp Renner,
288Alfredo Sanchez-Navarro,
289Ivor Saynisch,
290Jens Schmidt,
291Thomas Siebert,
292Christof Soeger,
293Silke Spang,
294William Stein,
295R@"udiger Stobbe,
296Henrik Strohmayer,
297Christian Stussak,
298Imade Sulandra,
299Akira Suzuki,
300Christine Theis,
301Enrique Tobis,
302Alberto Vigneron-Tenorio,
303Moritz Wenk,
304Eric Westenberger,
305Tim Wichmann,
306Oliver Wienand,
307Denis Yanovich
309Oleksandr Yena.
311We should like to acknowledge the financial support given by
312the Volkswagen-Stiftung, the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
313and the Stiftung f@"ur Innovation des Landes Rheinland-Pfalz
314to the @sc{Singular} project.
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